Re: [dwm] dmenu request

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2006 09:49:59 +0100

On Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 03:34:03PM -0500, Bill Puschmann wrote:
> I'm curious if it would even be possible to allow typing into dmenu before
> the "tab-completion" fields being piped in are populated.

Actually dmenu grabs the keyboard before(!) reading from
standard input, hence X should cache all keypresses it gets
during this time until readstdin(); finishes. If not, then blame
X or fork().

On the other hand I also agree that using a program list cache
is wise.


 Anselm R. Garbe >< >< GPG key: 0D73F361
Received on Fri Dec 01 2006 - 09:49:59 UTC

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